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Counting down to Dec. 11, DHS' Einstein award and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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IARPA awards contracts for supercomputer development

"Cryogenic" systems could bring currently unthinkable computing power into the realm of possibility.

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Government maps health IT goals through 2020

ONC will focus more on data interoperability and the use of health IT to improve patient outcomes.

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DOD IG: Pentagon falling short on cloud strategy

A new inspector general's report says the Defense Department has not adequately trained acquisition and contract specialists who buy cloud services.

Terry Halvorsen

Halvorsen: JRSS tests reveal solid backbone

Acting DOD CIO Terry Halvorsen said initial tests of the Joint Regional Security Stacks revealed sound plans for the program's architecture, but that some fine-tuning and better education of those operating JRSS will be needed.

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Early IoT adopters see opportunities and obstacles

The Internet of Things is changing the way companies do business, but challenges abound.

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Treasury nominee, spectrum sharing, cyber dialogue and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Internet of Things on docket for new Congress

The incoming GOP Senate majority is likely to focus on how the government regulates the growing universe of networks and connected devices.

Cyber justice, (ISC)2 shuffle and Nuix deal

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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OFPP pushes data-driven procurement

A memo from Administrator Anne Rung outlines a plan to spread the gospel of strategic sourcing and category management governmentwide.

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Air Force CIO plots comprehensive cyber strategy

USAF Lt. Gen. William Bender is planning a broad review of the service’s cyber vulnerabilities.

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Taking ownership of the Data Act

GAO and Treasury representatives told lawmakers that implementation of the Data Act is about to enter a crucial phase.